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From: Daniel Jordan <daniel.m.jordan@oracle.com>
To: Xiyu Yang <xiyuyang19@fudan.edu.cn>
Cc: Steffen Klassert <steffen.klassert@secunet.com>,
	linux-crypto@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	yuanxzhang@fudan.edu.cn, Xin Tan <tanxin.ctf@gmail.com>,
	Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] padata: Convert from atomic_t to refcount_t on parallel_data->refcnt
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 17:46:49 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210719214649.w65ifdp2hriryrsc@oracle.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1626683853-64734-1-git-send-email-xiyuyang19@fudan.edu.cn>

On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 04:37:33PM +0800, Xiyu Yang wrote:
> refcount_t type and corresponding API can protect refcounters from
> accidental underflow and overflow and further use-after-free situations.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Xiyu Yang <xiyuyang19@fudan.edu.cn>
> Signed-off-by: Xin Tan <tanxin.ctf@gmail.com>

This patch run on a big server didn't turn up anything, but it's
probably useful to have the extra checking.

Acked-by: Daniel Jordan <daniel.m.jordan@oracle.com>

       reply	other threads:[~2021-07-19 22:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1626683853-64734-1-git-send-email-xiyuyang19@fudan.edu.cn>
2021-07-19 21:46 ` Daniel Jordan [this message]
2021-07-20 15:05   ` Daniel Jordan
2021-07-30  3:10     ` Herbert Xu

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